Becky Johnson - Creative Director and Fabrication Supervisor
Becky Trained at The London College of Fashion graduating with a degree in Costume Technical Effects & Make-Up for the Performing Arts. In her final year she got her big break working on 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' and she's been working in the movie industry ever since.
Becky has been extremely fortunate to have worked alongside and for, many of the leading creatives in her field. This has helped her build a knowledge and understanding of all things costume, combined with her attention to detail she continues to thrive as a Senior freelance fabricator of creature costumes, masks and puppets, moving recently into supervising departments on large scale TV and film productions.
Paul Vincett - Creative Director, Character and Puppet Design/Builder
Paul, the company founder of Stitches and Glue, graduated with 1st class honors in Illustration at Westminster, specialising in character design and puppets for film and animation. Paul began his career making character mascot costumes out of a workshop in Crystal palace and went on to become a puppet maker for a number of leading Puppet studios. Alongside this the world of 'Stitches and Glue', developed into a company and platform for his own artistic led puppet and designer toy project ventures, focusing on character development and storytelling. His unique approach to puppet making combines 'soft' engineering and more complex mechanics.
As well as being completely obsessed with developing his own projects, Paul works as a freelance puppet/prop/costume designer and maker for Theatre and Film and has since made puppets for feature films and International stage productions
BBC Sussex Interview- 2019
The Stitches and Glue team popped along to chat to Allison Ferns at BBC radio Sussex, discussing puppets and our story.
A Love to create..